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State Degree and Career Development Events

The Fairbury FFA Chapter had 36 members compete at the 2021 District 5 Career Development Events (CDE) Contest on Tuesday, March 2nd at Centennial High School.  These 36 members represented Fairbury FFA well by competing in a variety of contests.  Fairbury FFA had two District Championship Teams with the Ag Biotechnology Team and Agriscience Team 1.  We also had some individual success as Page Nippert was the District Champion in the Agronomy Contest, Trayce Blas was the District Champion in Ag Biotechnology, Brook Tatro was District Champion in Agriscience, Tony Marschmann was Runner-up in Agriscience and Harlie Blas received 3rd place in Agronomy.   

The Agronomy team placed 2nd overall and consisted of Harlie Blas and Page Nippert who received a purple ribbon.  Cashe Kroll received a blue ribbon and Trayce Blas received a red ribbon.  They will represent Fairbury at the State FFA Convention.  Page Nippert won the contest.    

The Agriscience Team #1 were District Champions and consisted of Brook Tatro, Leiah Allen, Alexis Mau who all received a purple ribbon.  Ava Kroll received a red ribbon.  Brook Tatro won the contest.  

The Agriscience Team #2 received a purple ribbon and consisted of Tony Marschmann, who received a purple ribbon, Malayne DeBoer, and Adam Mascarenas who received a blue ribbon and Crystal Sokolik who received a red ribbon.  

The Agriscience team #3 received a red ribbon and consisted of Jordan Hauschel and Madi Ohlde who received a blue ribbon and Jozalyn Kuzelka and Reis Blobaum who received a red ribbon.   

The Ag Sales team received a red ribbon and consisted of Brook Tatro who received a blue ribbon and Alexis Mau, Ava Kroll and Leiah Allen who received red ribbons. 

The Meats team received a red ribbon and consisted of Ashton McCown, Connor Gerths, Izyck Torkelson, and Malayne DeBoer who received red ribbons.  

The Floriculture team received a red ribbon and consisted of Riley Wood who received a purple ribbon and Taryn Arnold, Taylor Gustafson, and Karly McCord who received red Ribbons.  

The Livestock Management team one received a red ribbon and consisted of Madi Ohlde, Jordan Hauschel, Aidan Swanson, Reis Blobaum, and Izyck Torkelson.  Team two received a blue ribbon and consisted of Brooklen Bear, Casidy Sipek, Emily Huss and Harlie Blas.  

The Vet Science team received a blue ribbon and consisted of Lindsey Korthals, Shelby Klaumann, and Brooklen Bear who received a blue ribbon and Emily Huss who received a red ribbon.

Fairbury FFA Natural Resource team received a red ribbon and consisted of Abigail Judd who received a blue ribbon and Ashton McCown, Lindsey Korthals, and Mason Wood received a red ribbon.  

Fairbury FFA had a Nursery and Landscape team who placed 3rd overall and qualified for the state FFA convention. The team consisted Riley Wood who received a purple ribbon Taryn Arnold, Taylor Gustafson, and Karly McCord who received a blue ribbon.  

The Agricultural Biotechnology Team were District Champions and consisted of Trayce Blas and Sarah Engelman who received a purple ribbon, Abigail Judd who received a blue ribbon and Beckett Chappell who received a red ribbon.  Trayce Blas won the contest. 

The Agricultural Mechanics team received a red ribbon and  consisted of Ashton Blobaum who received a purple ribbon, and Connor Gerths, Brendan Runge and Connor Heidemann who all received a red ribbon.   

It was a great day for the Fairbury FFA Chapter and all members had a great experience in developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.  

Fairbury FFA has three members who will be getting their State FFA Degree.  Taylor Gustafson, Brooklen Bear and Shelby Klaumann will be receiving their State FFA Degrees in April.